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>> officer i as cross philadelphia on alert. a tip suggest nas the gunman who shot a cop may be part of a larger kradical group. he looks the part on the cover of this new york newspaper, today, the eagles will talk with
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two-time super bowl winning -- winner tom coughlin about possibly leading the birds. what a cold and windy start to the work week. a live look at the blue cross river rink on penn's landing. in the 30s now, won't be much of a warm-up today. 4:31. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. let's find out more barometric pressure the colder temperatures. meteorologist bill henley has that with his first alert forecast. >> quite a turn around from yesterday when we saw temperatures in the 60s, this morning the wind is blowing, we're in the 30s and falling. very low 30s in philadelphia. and the wind blowing, pretty steadily to make it feel colder. the 20-mile-an-hour wind steady in dover at 20 miles an hour, 17-mile-an-hour wind in northeast philadelphia. actual temperatures this morning are still coming down. 20s right now in allentown, is 30, 29 in reading and 33 in philadelphia. a cold start, pretty chilly day too. the wind will be steady. we'll see gusts more than 30 miles an hour, so 31 degrees at
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6:00, still 31 at 9:00. and only up 3 degrees by lunch time today. forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in 10 minutes. jessica boyington is watching your first alert traffic. >> we're in bristol now watching out for this water main break on route 413, you can see it's in this intersection in here. closed in both directions around bath road. clean up under way. can see a little yellow approaching that scene at least from over on that side. but your alternates, new fall road, that's right on top of that scene, or jump on a highway, there's a few around there, 95 and the p.a. turnpike and everything in the green as you can see heading out the door in that area. out in cheltenham reports of a road obstruction, several things in the road but at least be aware of that around west church road and waverly road. heading out the door on 422, good to go, a little hard to see
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but trooper road in this direction, 8 minute drive time east from 29 to the schuylkill expressway, eastbound traffic heading to the schuylkill no problems right in there, you can see that are there are not a lot of cars on the road. >> 4:33. 33 degrees in philadelphia. a driver lost control and crashed his car on broad street near the sports complex, police say the man had a heart attack while driving on 95 south. he managed to get off but went through a cone barrier. he was rushed to jefferson hospital where he died. >> the man accused of shooting a philadelphia police officer is in custody but new questions about the attack have officers on high alert. it's because of an anonymous tip suggesting there could be a larger radical group at large. matt delucia is live at philadelphia police headquarters with what we're learning about that. >> reporter: this is a copy of that anonymous tip we obtained. in it there is a claim that the threat is not over and that a warning for police to continue
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to be careful. this tip came over the weekend, not long after the shooting of officer jesse hartnett on thursday night. a woman told another officer that the man who shot hartnett is part of a group of four and is not the most radical of them. edward archer ambushed the officer late thursday night, shooting him several times. officer hartnett is still in the hospital. archer is in custody and charged with attempted murder. the anonymous tipster says three other men still frequent the 6100 block of pine street. we asked police how they are handling these events. >> it's a troubling time. we've been here before and again, officers unfortunately are in a bad situation right now. they understand it's part of the job we do. it's part of the reason why you do this job because you understand that there are a lot of good people out here in society and one bad apple isn't going to change our attitude how we deal with the public. >> reporter: the tipster named
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two mosques including one on 60th street and 45th and walnut. she claims that the suspect in the officer ambush became radicalized at the second mosque. members there told us they don't believe those claims and they preach against extremism. the fbi is involved but for the time being officers and the philadelphia police department have been notified about this tip and are working in pairs. for now live at philadelphia police headquarters, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." >> it's 4:35. a philadelphia police officer about to go on guard detail at the hospital where officer jesse heart net was recovering had to fight off an attacker. a guy trying to take the officer's gun at presbyterian hospital. investigators say the man asked for money outside the hospital, the officer gave him five bucks, when they got inside he tried to take his gun. the man allegedly told officers he was going to use to the rob a chinese restaurant. police said the incident was in no way related to the shooting
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of officer hartnett. however, this is an example of the type of individuals that our officers face daily when performing duties as police officers. donald trump referenced the ambush of officer hartnett on "meet the press." he was discussing his plan not to allow muslims in the united states. trump said he wouldn't ban all muslims from the country. >> business people, if they are proven but we have to find out what the problem is. now, we can be politically correct and never discuss it but we can't let that happen to our country. >> trump later tackled the nfl and his rally in reno, trump doesn't watch football anymore because like america it's not as tough as it used to be. >> 4:36. we have breaking news in the music world. singer david bowie died sunday after a battle with cancer. his official page announced his death, the statement released said that bowie died surrounded by friends and family and more
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details given. his career spanned five decades with hits like fame, heroes and let's dance. bowie leaves his wife of 25 years. he was 69 years old. >> delaware state police say a woman convicted three times of drunk driving has been arrested again for driving under the influence. a trooper pulled over tyra martin after searing ansivesive driving. martin will remain behind bars unless she can post bond. a group of black activists discuss their path forward during a conference at temple university. the black radical tradition organized the conference, they are a grass roots organization that supports minority causes, they talked about the future of organizing campus protests in the wake of the recent controversy at the university of missouri. >> $1.3 billion. that is the new powerball
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jackpot. sikt tales between now and wednesday night could push that prize even higher. those sales started after no one hit the nene $50 million jackpot saturday night. this jackpot another recent one grew richer after powerball upped the odds by adding extra ping pong balls to the weekly drawing so now it's hard tear hit the big prize. in center city we spoke with people dreaming of a windfall. >> that's president money. more than president money. >> charity and houses for everybody. homeless. help out a bunch. >> that's nice. if you happen to hit the jackpot you won't be a billionaire overnight. a millionaire. the lump sum is is about $800 million, you still have to pay taxes. these are the cold hard facts, the eagles never won a super bowl. this guy, though, has. two of them. ex-giants head coach tom coughlin meets with the birds
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but hear why some in the know think he won't get the eagles job. just call this the ice bowl. if you think it feels like winter here you've got to see how bitter the conditions were at this arctic gridiron showdown. >> 1 degree above freezing in philadelphia. in the 20s this morning in the pocono mountains they are making snow once again. you'll feel the cold today.
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19 minutes before 5:00. it's a monday after a warm sunday. but look at this. the cold has returned. 33 degrees right now. a wind chill of 23 with the winds that are steady at 14 miles an hour. skies cleared. we'll see a lot of sunshine today.
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but because that steady wind will be blowing we're not going to get much of a warm-up. snow showers out of the picture today but we could see snowflakes falling in parts of the area tomorrow. 23 this afternoon from mount pocono. nothing but sunshine in allentown and quakertown. in the very low to middle 30s this afternoon at doylestown, trenton and mount holly and you'll see lots of sunshine along the coast for atlantic city, cape may and rehobeth. sunshine will only warm our temperatures back in the middle 30s after we come down a little bit. 33 for westchester, 36 in philadelphia. a wilmington. a chance we'll see snow showers and rain showers in the area tomorrow. go through the futurecast hour by hour when i'm back in 10 minutes. >> snow showers. 4:42. a ride to work on this monday morning. check the construction on the vine street expressway. jessica boyington has that. >> right, tracy. a lot of people, construction is the ongoing, people start to plan their commutes in the morning time to avoid the vine
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street expressway so it's almost as important when it's not actich. so it isn't this morning. we don't have anybody working on the vine. east and westbound, normally closed between broad and the schuylkill. and it's open this morning so you're good to go out there. you don't have to worry about that closure. for mass transit. good to go and everything is running on time with no delays but the chest west regional is on a new schedule. some trains are running earlier and later than normal and what you normally are used to taking so you want to check with septa before you go and head out the door so you're not late. the new jersey turnpike is okay, this is around the delaware memorial bridge. you can see not a lot of cars. >> replacing chip kelly the search continues today. and this is a big name ex-coach who appears interested in the job. new york media sure makes it look like it's a done deal. hear why one eagles expert disagrees. also, getting there for less. why ride sharing giant uber
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wants to cut prices.
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>> it's quarter to 5 and 33 degrees in philadelphia. a tree fell on some power lines in camden county in cherry hill on garwood drive. we don't know whether iwinds caused the tree to fall. we're making calls about whether power is affected. >> today the eagles coaching carousel continues. the birds planning to interview a long time rival to replace the fired chip kelly. vai sikahema is live in our digital operations center with the details. football fans know his name. >> tom coughlin has been around for 12 years now in new york so yeah, we're very familiar with him as eagles fans. and now he's the latest skipper to get a look from the eagles. take a look here at jeffrey lurie and his team arriving back from kansas city yesterday where they introduced chiefs offensive coordinator doug peterson. andy reid went to kansas city his former quarterback and coach
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went with him. and here is reed talking about peterson's meeting with the birds. >> that's what happens. and kind of a neat thing for the guys that have that opportunity. only 32, a whole world. you have an opportunity to do it, it's kind of a nice compliment to your hard work and endurance in some cases. >> as for the eagles interview with tom coughlin check this out. this is a sunday cover of the new york daily times, you know they love to do that stuff. and it's kind of strange there to see coughlin in eagles green. he led the giants to two super bowls and a dozen playoff wins but coughlin finished with a string of losing seasons, comcast sports cast analyst does not seep coughlin getting the coaching job. >> i kind of view this as a feeling out process, kind of when you're interviewing for head coach sometimes you
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interview the a lot of candidates just to pick their brains, get ideas that they have, different ideas about organization. and just trying to talk through the process. i kind of think that tom is more of that kind of a candidate than a real serious candidate. i would be a little surprised if he emerged as the number one candidate. >> i have to agree with ray. i think his age may be a tough sell for eagles nation. coughlin not a strange tear the eagles, his first nfl coaching job was wide receiver coach of the birds in the mid 1980s. vai sikahema, nbc 10. tracy. >> thanks, vai. 4:48 now. if you are in a union you want to hear this. today the supreme court is hearing arguments on union dues. the justices will be asked to decide whether state government workers who choose not to join a union can still be required to pay a share of the dues. those dues go toward covering the cost of negotiating new contracts. new information about volkswagen's plans to fix the diesel engines that cheat.
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the ceo will submit his plan to the epa on wednesday. about 600,000 have software that cheats the emission test. volkswagen says regaining customers' trust is a top priority in 2016. united states is showing off its military strength in response to north korea's nuclear test. the u.s. sent a b-52 bomber on a low level flight over south korea yesterday, the bomber was joined by two fighter planes in the flight over the an air base near seoul, north korea said it tested a hydrogen bomb but u.s. experts say that's highly unlikely. >> people living in flint, michigan are still without clean water. it's a crisis going on for two years. the city's drinking water is contaminated with lead. over the weekend the governor declared a state of emergency and michigan has partnered with the red cross to give people clean water. two years ago the city abandoned
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its old water source opting for a cheaper one. the new supply corroded pipes and lead seeped into the system. >> skies are clear and its clearly cold outside. live view of center city. 33 degrees right now. but the wind is steady at 14, we've already seen wind gusts of more than 30 miles an hour. the gusty winds will be with us through this afternoon. we will see sunshine across the area today but come tomorrow we may be in for a few snow showers. wind gusts this morning, 32-mile-an-hour winds right now in reading, up to 30 in northeast philadelphia and gusty winds in delaware and south jersey. that's giving us wind chills in the teens and 20s, feels like 21 in northeast philadelphia, 24 in millville this morning. so a cold start. we will see bright sunshine today. tomorrow there will be clouds building into the area. can't see much yet but way over
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canada are some snow showers that are going to be swinging into the area, parts of the area tomorrow afternoon. along with those snow showers come with warmer weather. watch the snow develop here over the next 24 hours. this is 6:00 this evening. chicago getting snow, moving into the ohio valley by this time tomorrow will be to the west and in western pennsylvania, through the morning we should stay dry. that's lunch time. you can see the first snow showers in central pennsylvania, those will swing through in the afternoon, and the philadelphia area might get warm enough we could see a rain/snow mix, light snow through allentown and the last of the snow showers in the evening hours. but through it all the temperatures will be above freezing. possibly in the 40s too. so accumulation doesn't look likely for tomorrow. for today cold gusty winds, you'll see the sunshine, but you'll also see the temperatures slowly climb into the low to mid-30s this afternoon. not much of a warm-up. tomorrow believe it or not we'll see the warm up ahead of those
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snow showers. 44 degrees the high temperature, so we could see snow falling with no accumulation for most of the area. and then that wintry mix comes to an end early on wednesday, the last few light snowflakes wednesday. then gusty winds a high of 31 wednesday afternoon. a warming trend, 40 on thursday, near 50 degrees on friday. and into the 50s saturday. with a chance of rain. >> bill, thanks. eight minutes before 5:00. let's get you to work. jessica boyington is watching the roads in south jersey. >> yeah, we have pretty much a big overview of new jersey. it's a lot of construction going on. and they are all over the place. pretty much scattered so the white horse pike around spring garden road, one lane, and of course this is until may. so route 322 around 54 at 12th street there is a traffic shift that willble throughout until may 2016. watch the blue route around ridge pike no problems here where you are headed north or southbound. i checked with the drive times
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also okay. area bridges are good. we don't have any openings scheduled right now. and the ben franklin is clear. >> uber is cutting prices to compete with your couch. it's something uber has done in the past to supply and demand after discovering demand for rides drops in january as people hunker down at home. not clear what kind of discount you should expect since they are different in every city but uber is hoping the cuts are enough to pull you off your couch. >> right now philadelphia police officers are on alert. because of a tip about a man seen here shooting officer jesse hartnett. next in a live report at 5 why the fbi is now involved. also next, arctic showdown. if you think it's cold here, look at this. you have to see these bitter cold highlighting.
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competitions involving thousands of animals, the event runs through next saturday at the farm show complex and expo center. >> pennsylvania lawmakers head back to work today on a budget. the house meets later today to vote on funding for some of the state's universities. the budget stalemate is in its 7th month. governor wolf approved most of the $30 billion republican spending plan last month but vetoed the rest, he says the time for negotiating is done. >> the pennsylvania school board association has filed a lawsuit, they claim it's illegal and unconstitutional to withhold state and federal school aid during the budget impasse. the group is asking the commonwealth durt prevent the state with holding money and it seeks damages. to decision 2016. some of the white house candidates are expected to use president obama's final state of the union address tomorrow night
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to support their own bids. it's likely the president will mention his plan to curb gun violence. democrating candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders are picking up on that. clinton got endorsement from shooting victim gabby giffords. she said clinton is the only candidate who can stand up to the gun lobby. >> it's the only industry in our country we have given that kind of carte blanche to do whatever you want to do with no fear of legal consequences. >> sanders said he would be tough on gun lawmakers or gun makers rather who sell weapons in areas where criminals can buy them. a new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows that sanders and clinton are in a tight race in both iowa and new hampshire. hillary clinton picked up the endorsement of planned parenthood the first time the organization backed a candidate during the nominating process. clinton said she's honored by the endorsement and promised to fight together with the
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organization. >> meantime, donald trump is flashing some new credentials, the republican presidential candidate told a campaign crowd in nevada he's like an expert when it comes to the citizenship of ted cruz. listen. >> i'm like a ph.d. in litigation, okay. what's going to happen is the other side will bring a suit. now, is he a natural born citizen? i don't know. honestly, we don't know. >> trump did not mention that cruz has a law degree and has argued cases before the u.s. supreme court. senator cruz was born in canada but his mother is a u.s. citizen. the constitution says only natural born americans can be president. >> just watching it on tv may have chilled you to the bone. i couldn't believe it. i sat there in amazement as they kept playing. >> had the heat up and i was cold watching. yesterday's playoff game in minnesota was the third coldest game in nfl history. you saw the vikings and
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temperatures dipped to 6 below zero and get this, wind chill 25 below. somebody like bill henley can appreciate that. the players came insulated. one said the blast was no problem. >> it's thicker. >> oh, boy. it was the final arctic game in minnesota by the way. the vikings will move into a domed stadium next season. seattle wins that game. i spent one season in green bay, wisconsin, you and i both like the cold but that cold, that's different. that's a different kind of cold there. you're watching "nbc 10 news."
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>> right now on "nbc 10 news today" officers on alert. just days after a gunman ambushed and shot a philadelphia police officer, federal and local police are investigating a tip about a continued threat to officers. >> the world's largest lottery ever, the historic jackpot is still up for grabs. it could get bigger before the next drawing. >> breaking news out of the music world, musician david bowie has died. we are taking a look at his legacy and his connection to a historic venue right here in our area. good morning. and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley in the first alert weather center. you walk out the door it's going to feel different than yesterday. >> and the wind has a lot to do with it. a steady wind this morning, 23 miles an hour in the pocono mountains, 15 in philadelphia. it's bringing the cold air in. just below freezing in northeast philadelphia. and wilmington and south philadelphia, roxborough 29


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